Social News XYZ     

300 Goan seafarers to be repatriated from Italy

300 Goan seafarers to be repatriated from Italy

Panaji, May 19 (SocialNews.XYZ) Around 300 Goan seafarers stranded in Italy on account of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, will be flown in to Goa's Dabolim international airport on two special flights on Wednesday, an official said.

Briefing reporters on Tuesday, Airports Authority of India's manager for the Goa International Airport, Gagan Malik also said that another flight carrying more seafarers could land in Goa on Thursday and also pick up around 100 Italians who are stranded in Goa on its return journey.

 

"According to latest information, the first flight will land at 8.30 a.m. and the second will arrive at around 3 p.m. We have not got the passenger manifest yet, but we expect around 300 passengers on both flights," Malik said.

On May 16, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs had given a clearance for the repatriation of more than 400 Indian seafarers working for Italian cruise company 'Costa Cruises' to Goa on May 20.

More than 30,000 Goans seafarers are currently stranded in various ports-of-call across the globe awaiting return home.

Source: IANS

Facebook Comments
300 Goan seafarers to be repatriated from Italy

About Gopi

Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialNews.XYZ and President of AGK Fire Inc.

He enjoys designing websites, developing mobile applications and publishing news articles on current events from various authenticated news sources.

When it comes to writing he likes to write about current world politics and Indian Movies. His future plans include developing SocialNews.XYZ into a News website that has no bias or judgment towards any.

He can be reached at gopi@socialnews.xyz

Advertisements
PHP Code Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com
%d bloggers like this: